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Ricky Gervais Defends New Series Against Charges Of Mocking Disabled

Ricky Gervais' "Derek," a new comedy-drama debuting Thursday on Britain's Channel 4, is already under fire from critics claiming the comic is mocking disabled people in the series, reports the BBC. Gervais stars as the titular Derek in the show, which focuses on a man working in a retirement community. To play Derek, the star has his hair combed forward and juts his lower jaw out; he also affects a comedic voice.
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Here’s The Trailer For Ricky Gervais’ Mentally Challenged Netflix Comedy, ‘Derek’

Entertainment / Television : Warming Glow (2 years ago)

That headline could actually use a few more descriptions. “Here’s the trailer for Office creator Ricky Gervais’ mentally disabled, please don’t use the R-word, comedy/drama that already aired on Channel 4 in the United Kingdom to mu... Read Post

Watch the Trailer for Ricky Gervais’s Netflix Series ‘Derek’

Entertainment : Speakeasy - (last year)

British comic Ricky Gervais has a new comedy-drama series on Netflix about an emotionally challenged man who works in a retirement home. Watch the debut of the trailer for "Derek." Read Post

Ricky Gervais series ‘Derek’ gets Netflix premiere date

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's Hollywood Insider (last year)

Ricky Gervais’ U.K. show Derek will premiere on Netflix Sept. 12, EW has confirmed. The controversial comedy stars Gervais as Read Post

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